Gap Year Escape’s Top 10

Browsing through my stats I was able to see what the most popular posts on Gap Year Escape have been in 2010. Here’s a recap…

Top 10 Gap Year Travel Backpacks

Selecting your backpack for your Gap Year can be one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. If you make the right decision a well purchased backpack can last the duration of your Gap Year and make life that little be easier. In this post are the key factors to consider and a list of backpacks.

Top 50 Inspirational Travel Quotes

Being a writer I appreciate that the written word can be a powerful motivator and provide that little extra inspiration you need to take the leap. Let me know what your favourite quote is.

Top 10 Travel Essentials for your Gap Year Backpack

You can purchase a lot of items while you’re abroad but some items you really need to take with you before you embark. Finding quality in some back alley market in Thailand can be difficult. Check out ten items that you can get online at a reasonable price.

25 Travel Blogs You Should Know About

I created this post to showcase some of the up and coming blogging talent out there. Newer blogs tend to have that extra boost of enthusiasm that some old bloggers lose when on the path of long term travel.

30 Couple Travel Blogs: If they can do it, you can!

Travelling as a couple can be difficult but these 30 blogs, ran by couples, just goes to show that it doesn’t have to be. Check them out for advice and inspiration.

Backpacking the East Coast of Australia

The time I spent on the East Coast of Australia has to be some of the fondest memories I have. I met some fantastic people and I’m very grateful for my experiences. Check out the video to get a glimpse of what I got up.

It’s never going to happen to you

The rather painful tale of my near trip ending accident. It was certainly a difficult and emotional time for me and the only reason I pour my heart onto the page is because of the pills. Honest.

30 Photos to Inspire Travel in Australia

A collection of 30 images from my trip in Australia. It’s a beautiful country and so very backpacker friendly. It’s a must stop any anyone’s Gap Year.

Shark Cage Diving

This has to be one of the highlights of my trip and certainly an unforgettable experience. Great White sharks are far from terrifying. They are beautiful, majestic creatures and seeing one in the wild should be on everybody’s bucket list.

Melbourne Street Art

Although a photo post, clearly street art resonates with more people than just me. Melbourne’s art is in the street rather than the museums, which makes walking round parts of Melbourne incredible. I threw in my favourite Banksy quotes for good measure!

2 Comments

  • Globetrottergirls

    December 30, 2010

    This is a great selection of your posts – we have actually missed some but caught up on reading now… your time in Australia sounds absolutely fantastic! Hope your 2011 will be just as good.

  • Jeremy B

    January 3, 2011

    Wow, good stuff on here Amar but that is one crazy story about your surfing in Australia! I thought when I first started reading it that it would be about a shark attack. But then you when only slammed your head on the ocean floor, it wasn’t quite as interesting! JK! Glad to see you have made a full recovery and were well taken care of! 🙂

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